Activists fear that important video evidence from the history of the Syrian war is at risk as YouTube reins in content, reports the AP.

https://apnews.com/d9f1c4f1bf20445ab06cbdff566a2b70

 

Rolling Stone examines the human cost of monitoring the internet. For the Thousands who dredge through the worst content on social media platforms, content moderation is more than a labor issue.

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-human-cost-of-monitoring-the-internet-w496279

 

A new report from the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel claims the government’s 'Cyber Unit' has been operating illegally to censor social media content.

https://www.adalah.org/en/content/view/9228

 

In addition to prohibited content, Facebook users can report “fake news. ” The Financial Times reports that the social network’s self-policing needs an update.

https://www.ft.com/content/f5d04d7e-9481-11e7-a9e6-11d2f0ebb7f0 (paywalled)